The Drebuchet

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Rooks and Kings have always been known for incredible tactics, skilled pilots, brilliant FCs, and amazing videos. A couple days ago was no different, as they posted a rather interesting method to deal with capital ships attacking a POS. Capitals have become more prevalent recently on both sides of faction warfare, frequently seeing dreads and carriers attacking ihubs, posses and pocos. I feel that this video gives an interesting glimpse into a new way to defend against these situations as the threat gets progressively stronger. The idea behind this strategy, the Drebuchet, is to use the functionality of POS shield passwords to catapult sieged dreads into fleets of carriers, breaking the fleet apart and interrupting their ability to remote rep. Watch the video below for a better explanation of how it works.

About Subsparx

Subsparx has been playing EVE for 10 years now, dabbling in many things but avoiding Null-Sec. He spends most of his time supplying militia with various services, from information and news articles to a public TeamSpeak and Forum, which sadly results in undocking less often than he would like.

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  1. That is possibly one of the most awesome videos about eve on youtube haha

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